The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 269 221 275
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +54
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 146 223 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.88% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.16% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 172 116
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £675 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 36 £550 -8.33% 27
Canary Wharf - - - -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 119 (43.12%) UNIX
2 118 (42.75%) Front Office
3 110 (39.86%) Banking
4 107 (38.77%) SQL
5 105 (38.04%) Linux
6 98 (35.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 94 (34.06%) Java
8 93 (33.70%) Low Latency
9 92 (33.33%) Fixed Income
10 90 (32.61%) Finance
11 79 (28.62%) Perl
12 67 (24.28%) Investment Banking
13 64 (23.19%) Python
14 57 (20.65%) Equities
15 55 (19.93%) Windows
15 55 (19.93%) C#
16 54 (19.57%) TIBCO
16 54 (19.57%) Rendezvous
17 50 (18.12%) C++
17 50 (18.12%) Multithreading
18 46 (16.67%) Reuters
19 44 (15.94%) FIX Protocol
20 43 (15.58%) Derivative
20 43 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 43 (15.58%) Project Management
20 43 (15.58%) Red Hat
21 40 (14.49%) MarketAxess
22 38 (13.77%) Algorithmic Trading
23 37 (13.41%) Firewall
24 36 (13.04%) Oracle

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.81%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (4.35%) MS Office
2 5 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.45%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (7.25%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.62%) RMDS
3 5 (1.81%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.36%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.41%) Firewall
2 30 (10.87%) Multicast
3 10 (3.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.54%) LAN
4 7 (2.54%) WAN
5 6 (2.17%) HTTP
5 6 (2.17%) VPN
5 6 (2.17%) Internet
6 5 (1.81%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.45%) ATM
7 4 (1.45%) Intranet
7 4 (1.45%) H.323
7 4 (1.45%) Extranet
7 4 (1.45%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.09%) Network Security
8 3 (1.09%) BGP
9 2 (0.72%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.72%) MPLS
9 2 (0.72%) OSPF
9 2 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.61%) KDB
3 8 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.54%) JUnit
2 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.09%) Subversion
2 3 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.72%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.72%) JIRA
3 2 (0.72%) Gradle
3 2 (0.72%) Mockito
3 2 (0.72%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) TestNG
4 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 118 (42.75%) Front Office
2 110 (39.86%) Banking
3 90 (32.61%) Finance
4 67 (24.28%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.71%) Back Office
6 8 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (36.59%) Developer
2 67 (24.28%) Analyst
3 44 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 35 (12.68%) Applications Support
5 33 (11.96%) Support Analyst
6 28 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 23 (8.33%) Business Analyst
8 22 (7.97%) Linux Support
9 17 (6.16%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.62%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (3.62%) C++ Developer
10 10 (3.62%) WPF Developer
11 8 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (2.90%) Production Support Analyst
11 8 (2.90%) FX Support Analyst
12 7 (2.54%) Electronics Engineer
12 7 (2.54%) Market Data Engineer
13 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 5 (1.81%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.57%) Rendezvous
2 44 (15.94%) FIX Protocol
3 27 (9.78%) WPF
4 23 (8.33%) .NET
5 13 (4.71%) Middleware
6 12 (4.35%) WinForms
7 10 (3.62%) Spring
8 9 (3.26%) QuickFIX
9 7 (2.54%) XML
10 6 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.17%) Reactive Extensions
11 5 (1.81%) Spring Integration
11 5 (1.81%) JMS
11 5 (1.81%) HTML
12 4 (1.45%) Django
13 3 (1.09%) LINQ
14 2 (0.72%) WCF
15 1 (0.36%) HTML5
15 1 (0.36%) Protocol Buffers
15 1 (0.36%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 98 (35.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 92 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 57 (20.65%) Equities
4 43 (15.58%) Derivative
5 16 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.71%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (2.90%) Statistics
8 6 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.45%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.72%) DTCC
12 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.72%) Physics
12 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 119 (43.12%) UNIX
2 105 (38.04%) Linux
3 55 (19.93%) Windows
4 43 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.72%) SUSE
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.70%) Low Latency
2 50 (18.12%) Multithreading
3 43 (15.58%) Project Management
4 38 (13.77%) Algorithmic Trading
5 28 (10.14%) Capacity Management
6 26 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.06%) Change Management
8 24 (8.70%) OO
9 23 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 22 (7.97%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.07%) OOD
11 14 (5.07%) Workflow
11 14 (5.07%) Change Control
12 10 (3.62%) UML
13 9 (3.26%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.26%) Release Management
13 9 (3.26%) PRINCE2
14 8 (2.90%) ITIL
14 8 (2.90%) Migration
14 8 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (38.77%) SQL
2 94 (34.06%) Java
3 79 (28.62%) Perl
4 64 (23.19%) Python
5 55 (19.93%) C#
6 50 (18.12%) C++
7 11 (3.99%) C-shell
7 11 (3.99%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.99%) AWK
8 10 (3.62%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.26%) C
10 7 (2.54%) Korn
11 4 (1.45%) VB
12 3 (1.09%) Scala
12 3 (1.09%) Tcl
13 2 (0.72%) VC++
13 2 (0.72%) VBA
13 2 (0.72%) Ruby
13 2 (0.72%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (6.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.09%) ISEB
3 2 (0.72%) CCSP
3 2 (0.72%) CCNP
3 2 (0.72%) CCNA
3 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.72%) HNC
3 2 (0.72%) HND
4 1 (0.36%) MCP
4 1 (0.36%) MCSE
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.81%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) EMIR
2 4 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.45%) NFS
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (10.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.81%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.81%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.81%) Nagios
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (19.57%) TIBCO
2 46 (16.67%) Reuters
3 43 (15.58%) Red Hat
4 40 (14.49%) MarketAxess
5 36 (13.04%) Oracle
6 30 (10.87%) ION Trading
7 24 (8.70%) eSpeed
8 22 (7.97%) Bloomberg
9 16 (5.80%) Sybase
10 12 (4.35%) 29West
11 9 (3.26%) Trayport
12 8 (2.90%) Tradeweb
13 6 (2.17%) Cisco
13 6 (2.17%) Microsoft
14 4 (1.45%) Syncfusion
15 3 (1.09%) DevExpress
16 2 (0.72%) Fidessa
16 2 (0.72%) Juniper
16 2 (0.72%) Perforce
17 1 (0.36%) Caplin
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